Taken mefenamic acid and arcoxia while pregnant

good day.. I have a question, i am 30 weeks pregnant now. And i found out that i was pregnant when i was 7 weeks along, i dont know i was pregnant and i take medications like arcoxia tablet, mefenamic acid and gardan due to my severe toothache but after knowing i was pregnant i stop taking it and start taking some prenatal vitamins and anmum till now. Does it affect my baby? I hope you answer me, thank you

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  • Hiya lamjumilmika. We're not medically qualified so this is a question you should really ask your medical team. I do know that in the third trimester you need to be more careful with meds as a whole but really it's better that the causal need be addressed rather than taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, particularly COX-2's (Arcoxia) when pregnant, unless your doctor has recommended otherwise. That said if you're no longer taking them the question is somewhat irrelevant, but if you need reassurance do ask your GP or antenatal team.

    Best wishes for when baby comes.

  • I was going to say the same

    Speak to your GP or obstetrics/midwife

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